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COVID update May 4

May 4. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 981 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 975,300 statewide since the outbreak began in March of 2020.


Statewide, hospitalizations were at 1,050, up from 1,007 yesterday


There were 8 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide since Friday, for a total of 12,700.


The statewide positive test rate was at 6.7 percent in today’s report. Mecklenburg County was at 6.4 percent.


132 new cases from yesterday to today; 2 new deaths